Archive for April, 2011


WISHING A HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO SIR DUKE!

“There is hardly any money interest in art, and music will be there when money is gone.” – Duke Ellington Happy Birthday Sir Duke!  You would have been 112 years old today! That’s some gooood stuff!  And I always liked the fact that he called his music .. “American music”  !!!

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SUPERMAN (Wish I Could Figure This Out)

I don’t know if it happened yet, but Superman is supposed to renounce his U.S. citizenship before Friday.  Now, I’m no expert on the Man of Steel, but was he ever a citizen?  I thought he was illegal.  Or did the Kents make him legitimate? I’m confused, but comic-con is tomorrow here in Anaheim. Maybe […]

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PHOEBE SNOW PASSES AWAY AT 60

Another beautiful voice in music is now silent. Phoebe Snow died today from complications of a brain hemorrhage she suffered in January 2010. She was 60. A beautiful voice, a beautiful mother, a beautiful person. Here is the song that was her breakthrough hit in 1975. God Bless, Dean

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DAVE GROHL FIGHTS FOO IN HIS GARAGE

Award winning songwriter Richard Marx sent this my way. This a cool video for those who are technical and make their own demos in their garage or basement or bedroom. Dave Grohl of Foo Fighters fame likes to say the F word a lot in this clip, but what he does reveal is his affinity […]

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